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EU agriculture ministers meet to discuss vital Ukraine grain exports after Russia halted deal


BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union agriculture ministers are meeting to discuss ways of moving grain vital to global food security out of Ukraine after Russia halted a deal that allowed the exports. At the same time, they want to protect prices for farmers in countries bordering the war-ravaged nation. The ministers are meeting Tuesday in Brussels for the first time since Russia pulled the plug on the wartime deal last week. Poland’s agriculture minister is set to tell the meeting that his country, along with Slovakia, Hungary, Romania and Bulgaria, are extending their ban on Ukrainian grain imports, but will still allow food to move through their countries to parts of the world.

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